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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 13th June 2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By skellum
Good evening all. As the instigator of this...

Good evening all.

As the instigator of this thread I come to hang my head in shame.
I have negatives and print to send out, but have had a fairly demanding run of complications with family stuff...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 1st June 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By skellum
Thanks for the updates from everyone. My own...

Thanks for the updates from everyone. My own confession is that I won't get my negatives posted until the start of next week. In the Airport just now heading to see Queen (no, not HER, Queen the...
Forum: Print Exchanges 31st May 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,463
Posted By skellum
Mine going to the post before lunch today, Mike.

Mine going to the post before lunch today, Mike.
Forum: Darkroom 25th May 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By skellum
6x6 negative 4.3 X magnification 80mm f4...

6x6 negative
4.3 X magnification
80mm f4 Componon S enlarging lens
First print made at f8 for 6 seconds (should be 'ideal' aperture)
Second print f22 for 48 seconds (No movement in darkroom...
Forum: Darkroom 24th May 2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By skellum
Prints made. Will get them scanned up tomorrow.

Prints made.
Will get them scanned up tomorrow.
Forum: Darkroom 24th May 2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By skellum
Tell you what team, I have to print tonight for...

Tell you what team, I have to print tonight for the negative exchange.

I'll make two prints from same neg, one being 2 stops down from wide open, and one with the lens screwed right down to...
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,831
Posted By skellum
Uwe, are you using a motorised base for this?

Uwe, are you using a motorised base for this?
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,831
Posted By skellum
Different rolls shot in different cameras showing...

Different rolls shot in different cameras showing a similar fault- that really points to a processing issue rather than faulty cassettes or dodgy cameras. At the moment I'm suspecting uneven...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 16th May 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By skellum
Les Dix was good enough to send this camera my...

Les Dix was good enough to send this camera my way.
I put one test roll through it, and discovered the shutter fires about 50/50. A bit of exercise improved that somewhat, but not to the point of...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 16th May 2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By skellum
Good evening everyone. PMs are out, so everyone...

Good evening everyone.
PMs are out, so everyone should have the contact details of their exchange partner and what size of negatives that can accept.
If I've missed any important information for...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 14th May 2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By skellum
Good evening all. First. My thanks to everyone...

Good evening all.
First. My thanks to everyone for being too kind to point out there was in fact no Friday 11-05-22 (as in my first post). Yesterday was, of course, the thirteenth of May.
The list...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th May 2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By skellum
Never tried it Norm, but couldn't help noticing...

Never tried it Norm, but couldn't help noticing this item in the 'suggested products' thing which scrolls across the bottom of the page.
...
Forum: Photography in general 14th May 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By skellum
RC paper is designed to be hardy and easy to use,...

RC paper is designed to be hardy and easy to use, so I take full advantage of that.
I don't use stop with RC paper, and fix in Hypam 1+9. Prints then get thrown into a holding tray with fresh water...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 13th May 2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By skellum
I am sure I read somewhere that in the very early...

I am sure I read somewhere that in the very early days of BBC TV just prior to the second world war, female announcers and actors had to wear green lipstick to stop the "black lips " effect

This...
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,399
Posted By skellum
How did I miss this !! Will be shamelessly...

How did I miss this !! Will be shamelessly stealing it from tomorrow Nat.
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By skellum
hi John, that's the model I'm assuming he means...

hi John, that's the model I'm assuming he means from the name given.
There is another Paterson branded enlarger (which I think you can still buy) based on the old Fujimoto 66, which is medium...
Forum: Darkroom 10th May 2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By skellum
Paterson themselves have a page on their website...

Paterson themselves have a page on their website for 'downloads' but all the links seem dead.
I've dropped them a message to see if instructions for the Paterson 35 are still available from them....
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 10th May 2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By skellum
Hi Nat. I haven't done this before, but I have...

Hi Nat.
I haven't done this before, but I have used a lot of PanF. It's naturally quite a contrasty film, and the slides you're copying may already be high contrast. Although it's a fine grain film...
Forum: Print Exchanges 9th May 2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,463
Posted By skellum
Mine's posted today Richard And arrived....

Mine's posted today
Richard

And arrived. Came home from a trip to the mainland to find a selection of prints from Richard. They're beach scenes, with a great sense of light. I've had prints from...
Forum: Darkroom 9th May 2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By skellum
Hi Mitch, haven't been in to print anything. Will...

Hi Mitch, haven't been in to print anything. Will be in the darkroom next few days to make something for Round 141 and will give it a bash then.
Any bets?
I'm expecting looong printing time and...
Forum: Darkroom 5th May 2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By skellum
Good evening Mitch. Fix was mixed fresh 1+4 for...

Good evening Mitch. Fix was mixed fresh 1+4 for the session when this happened. The 3 other sheets in the tray were all fine, and the same fix happily processed 2 rolls of HP5 a couple of nights...
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By skellum
I got by for a long time with make-shift printing...

I got by for a long time with make-shift printing spaces. Blacked out bathrooms, an airing cupboard, a window-sill at one point, the kitchen table with tin-foil on the windows. I certainly made...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 29th April 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By skellum
Good Morning to all. This is just a quick bump...

Good Morning to all.
This is just a quick bump to keep the thread visible for occasional visitors.

Taking Part so far:
TerryS (who I believe has been in for every Round except number 1)
Rob...
Forum: Darkroom 28th April 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By skellum
Hi Neil. I think Foma 100 has a particular look...

Hi Neil.
I think Foma 100 has a particular look to it. Although I've tried FP4, HP5 and some Adox in 5x4, all my favourite images have been on Foma. That could be pure chance, or a bit of...
Forum: Darkroom 27th April 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By skellum
Hi Neil. I did dabble briefly with a Paterson...

Hi Neil.
I did dabble briefly with a Paterson Orbital, but I've been exclusively tray processing my sheet film for years now. My DIY slosher has a perforated bottom to allow chemical flow- the only...
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